Road Rash is the name of a motorcycle-racing video game series by Electronic Arts in which the player participates in violent, illegal street races. The series started on the Mega Drive and made its way to various other systems over the years. The game's title is based on the slang term for the severe friction burns that can occur in a motorcycle fall where skin comes into contact with the ground at high speed. The first Road Rash debuted on the Mega Drive in 1991. The game takes place in... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
WWF Royal Rumble is a professional wrestling video game released by LJN in 1993 for the Super NES and Sega Genesis. Like its predecessor, WWF Super WrestleMania it is based on the World Wrestling Federation. It features a variety of match types, including the newly added Royal Rumble match. The game's roster consists of wrestlers who were top stars in the WWF at the time, and each version of the game has five exclusive playable characters. The game boasts several new features, including an... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Mortal Kombat II (commonly abbreviated as MKII) is a competitive fighting game originally produced by Midway Games for the arcades in 1993. It was later ported to multiple home systems, including the PC, Amiga, Game Boy, Sega Game Gear, Sega Genesis, Sega Saturn, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and various PlayStation consoles. Mortal Kombat II was the second game in the Mortal Kombat series, improving the gameplay and expanding the mythos of the original Mortal Kombat, notably introducing... ( 1 reviews )
Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster's Hidden Treasure was the first Tiny Toon Adventures-based game released on the Mega Drive/Genesis. It was released in 1993 and developed and published by Konami. Buster Bunny's mission in this game is to trace down and defeat Montana Max, who has stolen and hidden some treasure as and rescue Babs Bunny. Many of foes are in the way, including Roderick Rat and Gene Splicer, who has brainwashed several of Buster's friends, including Plucky Duck, Hamton J. Pig, Dizzy... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (ソニック・ザ・ヘッジホッグ2 Sonikku za Hejjihoggu Tsū?) is a platform video game developed by Sonic Team and Sega Technical Institute, and published by Sega. The game is an installment in the Sonic the Hedgehog series, and focuses on the protagonist Sonic the Hedgehog and his friend, a fox named Miles "Tails" Prower, who must stop the series antagonist Dr. Ivo Robotnik from stealing the Chaos Emeralds to power his Death Egg space station. Originally... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Road Rash II is the second game in a series of motorcycle-racing video games by Electronic Arts. It was released in 1993 for the Sega Mega Drive. It is based heavily on the engine and sprites of the first game. Road Rash II introduced several new features to the series, including bikes with nitrous oxide injection and varied weapons. The races took place in the U.S. states of Alaska, Hawaii, Tennessee, Arizona, and Vermont, on progressively longer two-lane roads. Races would be won by placing... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Flashback, released as Flashback: The Quest for Identity in the United States, is a 1992 science fiction cinematic platform game developed by Delphine Software of France and published by U.S. Gold in United States and Europe, and Sunsoft in Japan. The game was directed, written/designed and partially programmed by Paul Cuisset, who had previously created the adventure game Future Wars. Flashback was initially released for the Amiga in 1992, then ported to MS-DOS, Acorn Archimedes, Sega Mega... favorite ( 1 reviews )
Jan 28, 2016byAcclaim/Arena Entertainment/Midway/Probe
Mortal Kombat is an arcade fighting game developed and published by Midway Games in 1992 as the first title in the Mortal Kombat series. It was subsequently released by Acclaim Entertainment for nearly every home video game platform of the time. The game introduced many key aspects of the Mortal Kombat series, including the unique five-button control scheme and gory finishing moves. The game focuses on the journey of the monk Liu Kang to save Earth from the evil sorcerer Shang Tsung, ending... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Sonic 3D Blast, known as Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island (ソニック３Ｄ フリッキーアイランド Sonikku Surīdī Furikkī Airando) in Japan and Europe, is an isometric platform game and the second 3D game in the Sonic the Hedgehog series, after Sonic the Fighters. It was developed in the United Kingdom by Traveller's Tales and published by Sega. Primarily developed as the last Sonic game for the Sega Genesis, it was later ported to the Sega Saturn and Microsoft Windows, and later... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Nov 6, 2015byAcclaim/Midway/Sculptured Software/Williams
Mortal Kombat 3 (MK3) is a fighting game developed by Midway Games and first released into arcades in 1995 as the third game in the Mortal Kombat series. As in the previous games, it has a cast of characters that players choose from and guide through a series of battles against other opponents. The game avoids the tournament storyline of its predecessors, as various warriors instead fight against the returning Shao Kahn, who has resurrected his bride Sindel and started an invasion of... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Zoop is a puzzle game developed by Hookstone Productions and published by Viacom New Media. Some of its rules resemble those of the arcade game Plotting (known in some territories as Flipull), but unlike Plotting, Zoop runs in real time. Official Zoop games have been released for Game Boy, Game Gear, Mega Drive/Genesis, SNES, Atari Jaguar, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, DOS, and Macintosh. To spark interest for the game, Blockbuster offered the game as a free rental for the Super Nintendo for a... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Wrestleball (レッスルボール), is a video game for the Sega Genesis released in 1991 from Namco Hometek. The game contains elements of American football, Association football, and Rugby. Two teams square off against each other with the goal of either kicking a powerball against a backstop or running the ball into the endzone. —from Wikipedia favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
European Club Soccer (known as World Trophy Soccer in North America and J-League Champion Soccer (Jリーグチャンピオンサッカー?) in Japan) is a 1992 soccer/football video game by Krisalis Software released for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and is mostly based on Manchester United Europe, released one year before for the Commodore Amiga, among other platforms. Like the previously endorsed game, European Club Soccer focus on European competitions, but with only on the European Champions... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Sonic Compilation is a video game compilation released in 1995 for the Sega Mega Drive. It contains three previously released Sonic titles: Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine In 1997, the Genesis version was released in North America under the name Sonic Classics 3 in 1 (making it the final Sonic game released for the console). Sonic Compilation was the first collection of multiple Sonic games on one cartridge. In some locations, it was bundled with the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Micro Machines is a series of computer and video games featuring toy cars, developed by Codemasters and published on several platforms (including Nintendo Entertainment System, Amiga, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, PlayStation 2 and Sega Game Gear) between 1991 and 2006. The series is based on the Micro Machines toy line of miniature vehicles. Micro Machines is the first game in the series laid the foundation of the gameplay: a top-down racing game with... ( 1 reviews )
Crusader of Centy (also known as Soleil in Europe and Shin Sōseiki Ragnacënty (新創世紀ラグナセンティ Shin Sōseiki Ragunasenti?) in Japan) is an action role-playing game game that was released on the Mega Drive/Genesis. The story centers on Corona, a boy who has just turned 14 years of age so must inherit his father's sword and fight the monsters that threaten the human race's very existence. Gameplay takes place in an overhead perspective and focuses on exploring, battling... ( 1 reviews )
Shining Force II (シャイニング・フォースII 古えの封印 Shainingu Fōsu Tsū: Inishie no Fūin?, lit. "Shining Force II: The Ancient Seal"), is a tactical role-playing game for the Mega Drive/Genesis console developed by Sonic! Software Planning in 1993. The storyline is not directly connected to the original Shining Force, although a Game Gear title Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict links the two games' plots. The game is much longer than the first, and more... ( 1 reviews )
Tecmo Super Bowl III is the final Tecmo football game released on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and the Sega Genesis. Nintendo Power magazine featured it on its short-lived feature that specialized in sports video games. The full NFL license is used and the action is realistic for a side-view football game. The game is closer to the real-life sport in comparison to its NES predecessors in several ways. Each team has a playbook of eight passing plays and eight running plays, any one of... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Wiz 'n' Liz: The Frantic Wabbit Wescue is a side-scrolling video game developed by Raising Hell Software for the Amiga and Sega Mega Drive and published by Psygnosis in 1993. It is a humorous, cutesy platform game, notable for its almost complete lack of violence. With the exception of some end-of-level bosses, the game contains no enemies. Wiz 'n' Liz takes place in the magical planet of Pum – which the game admits is a silly name – where a group of "wabbits" (rabbits) have been... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Syndicate is an isometric real-time tactical game from Bullfrog Productions created in 1993. It is the first title in the Syndicate series. An expansion pack, Syndicate: American Revolt, a sequel, Syndicate Wars, and a reboot Syndicate have also been released. The original game and expansion pack were re-released together in 1996 as Syndicate Plus. The game puts the player in charge of a self-named corporation in a gritty near-future cyberpunk-style world in the year 2096. The teams of up to... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Lemmings 2: The Tribes, a computer game released in 1993, is the first real sequel to the popular puzzle game Lemmings. As with the original, it was developed by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis. The gameplay remains mostly the same as the original game, requiring the player to lead a certain number of lemmings to their exit by giving them the appropriate "skills". Numerous changes and additions were made in this sequel. First of all, there is an introduction movie explaining the... ( 1 reviews )
Nov 6, 2014byArena Entertainment/Bitmap Brothers/Mirrorsoft
Speedball is a video game series based on a violent futuristic cyberpunk sport that draws on elements of handball and ice hockey, and rewards violent play as well as goals. Three games were developed by The Bitmap Brothers, and a fourth by Kylotonn. The games were released on a variety of different formats from 1988 to 2011. Speedball 2 makes several changes over the original Speedball. Teams have nine players on court rather than five, and targets on the floor and walls can be hit to receive... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A Dinosaur's Tale is a 1993 Sega Genesis action video game that is based on the Steven Spielberg animated feature, We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story. It was only released in North America. Hi Tech Expressions also released different games based on the film for other platforms. Visual Concepts developed an SNES/DOS title and Beam Software developed a Game Boy title (known in Australia as Agro Soar and in Europe as Bamse and Baby T-Rex.). Players have to negotiate their way through several levels... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Tetris (Russian: Те́трис, pronounced [ˈtɛtrʲɪs]) is a Soviet tile-matching puzzle video game originally designed and programmed by Alexey Pajitnov. It was released on June 6, 1984, while he was working for the Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of the Academy of Science of the USSR in Moscow. He derived its name from the Greek numerical prefix tetra- (all of the game's pieces contain four segments) and tennis, Pajitnov's favorite sport. It is also the first entertainment software to be... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Shining Force: The Legacy of Great Intention (シャイニング・フォース 神々の遺産 Shainingu Fōsu: Kamigami no Isan?, lit. "Shining Force: The Legacy of the Gods"), is a 1992 fantasy turn-based tactics role-playing video game for the Mega Drive/Genesis console. While primarily a traditional fantasy-themed game, it contains some steampunk elements. Shining Force is a turn-based tactical role-playing game. Battles take place in square grids, and each unit occupies one...
Darius II (ダライアスII Daraiasu Tsū?) is a 1989 arcade video game by Taito. It is the direct sequel to the 1987 Darius. It was later released as Sagaia (サーガイア Sāgaia?) in Japan in 1991 for the Game Boy as well as non-Japanese ports. Darius II takes place sometime after the first Darius game. The colonized planet Darius is recuperating from its invasion from the alien Belser Army thanks to that game's heroes Proco and Tiat. Darius' inhabitants have since situated themselves on...
Tintin in Tibet is a video game based on Tintin in Tibet from the series The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé. Was one of a series of two games released, the other being Prisoners of the Sun. It was released for PC (MS-DOS and Windows 95), Super NES, Game Boy, Game Boy Color and the Sega Mega Drive by the late 1995.
Twin Hawk, known in Japan as Daisenpū (大旋風?), is a 1989 vertically scrolling shooter arcade game developed by Toaplan and published by Taito. Twin Hawk resembles other shooters of the time, specifically Toaplan's earlier game, Flying Shark. Also like Toaplan's other games, there were various differences between the Japanese version and other versions, including a checkpoint system and higher difficulty for the former. Unusually, the game contains no flying enemies; thus, a complete lack...
Sega Sports' World Series Baseball, or simply World Series Baseball, is a sports game developed by BlueSky Software and published by Sega for the Mega Drive/Genesis. It is the first game in the series and was originally released in 1994. A version for the Sega 32X, World Series Baseball starring Deion Sanders, would follow in 1995. The first title in the World Series Baseball series, the game was a major advancement in Genesis baseball games in that not only did it include licensed players and...
Phantasy Star III: Generations of Doom, released in Japan as Toki no Keishōsha: Phantasy Star III (時の継承者 ファンタシースターIII?), is a traditional console role-playing game that was released for the Sega Mega Drive (Sega Genesis) in Japan in April 1990 and in western countries in 1991. It was also released in three different compilations known as The Phantasy Star Collection for the Sega Saturn and Game Boy Advance, and The Sega Genesis Collection for the PlayStation 2 and...
The Kick Off franchise is a series of football simulation computer games, first released in 1989. Kick Off, the first game of the series, was designed by Dino Dini and released by Anco for the Amiga and the Atari ST in 1989. The game was received well by the games industry at the time and won awards. Super Kick Off is one of the follow-ups of Kick Off and Kick Off 2 for Game Boy, SEGA and SNES. Super Kick Off was slower than the original games. The Mega Drive version knocked PGA Tour Golf II...
Shining Force II (シャイニング・フォースII 古えの封印 Shainingu Fōsu Tsū: Inishie no Fūin?, lit. "Shining Force II: The Ancient Seal"), is a tactical role-playing game for the Mega Drive/Genesis console developed by Sonic! Software Planning in 1993. The storyline is not directly connected to the original Shining Force, although a Game Gear title Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict links the two games' plots. The game is much longer than the first, and more...
Spirou is a platform-style video game developed and published by Infogrames Entertainment during 1995 and 1996 for the Sega Mega Drive, SNES and Game Boy video game consoles. Based on the Spirou et Fantasio comic book series it features the adventure of Spirou trying to save his kidnapped friend Count Champignac and stop his arch-enemy Cyanida from making robots rule the earth. The game was noted for its good graphics and for being faithful to Spirou et Fantasio the comic book series, but due...
Traysia is a traditional role-playing video game that was released February 14, 1992, by Renovation Products for the Sega Genesis. In "Traysia", you control a young man named Roy, who lives in the town Johanna. All his life Roy has been dreaming about leaving the town and going to explore faraway lands. Now, finally, his chance has come. His uncle, a travelling merchant, is going on a journey, and Roy decides to leave with him. His girlfriend Traysia gives him a pendant, to remind him...
ATP Tour Championship Tennis is a tennis videogame released by Sega in 1994. The main mode of the game, starts with the user creating a player and customizing attributes such as birth date, nationality, height, weight, and gameplay-related such as making the player right or left-handed, and choosing two moves for backhand and forehand each. A total of 40 licensed ATP tennis players are featured in the game, with 32 active (at the time) and 8 retired legends.
Arrow Flash is a horizontal scrolling shooter video game developed by Sega and released by Renovation Products in the United States and by Sega in Japan (and Europe) in 1990 for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis. Main character Zana Keene (Anna Schwinn in the European release) commandeers a prototype transformable fighter-mecha left from her grandfather to fight against an alien attack force known as the Great Golems attacking humankind. The game is mostly a horizontal shooter, with one down...
High Seas Havoc, known in Japan as Captain Lang (キャプテン ラング Kyaputen Rangu?) and in Europe as Capt'n Havoc, is a video game that was made for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis by Data East. The story is about an anthropomorphic pirate seal named Havoc (Lang in the Japanese version), his young sidekick Tide (Land in the Japanese version), a girl named Bridget, and an evil pirate named Bernardo. Bernardo is looking for Emeralda, a gem with powers that can cause whole armies to be...
Earth Defense (aka: The Earth Defend) is an unlicensed game for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis; it was developed by AV Artisan and published by Realtec in both North America and Taiwan, without a license from Sega. The game cartridge and box shapes as well as quality in graphics and box art are identical to AV Artisan's previous titles Funny World & Balloon Boy and Whac-A-Critter, both published by Realtec. Earth Defense was also rare in that it was a simultaneous 2 player vertical scrolling...